Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Horticulture EH12

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Environmental Horticulture

Diploma

Program Description

The Environmental Horticulture program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in environmental horticulture. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Courses

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

HORT 1000 - Horticulture Science

3

HORT 1010 - Woody Ornamental Plant Identification

3

HORT 1020 - Herbaceous Plant Identification

3

HORT 1080 - Pest Management

3

HORT 1150 - Environmental Horticulture Internship

3

or Elective (3 hrs)

3

Choose One of the Following Specializations:

 

General Horticulture Specialization

 

HORT 1040 - Landscape Installation

3

HORT 1060 - Landscape Design

3

HORT 1120 - Landscape Management

3

HORT 1030 - Greenhouse Management

3

Guided Elective (3 hrs)

3

Landscape Management Specialization

 

HORT 1040 - Landscape Installation

3

HORT 1060 - Landscape Design

3

HORT 1120 - Landscape Management

3

HORT 1330 - Turfgrass Management

3

HORT 1310 - Irrigation

3

Minimum Credit hours for graduation

44